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Context: Secours Islamique France (SIF) has been operational in Kenya since 2012 and in Somalia since 2014.

In Kenya, SIF’s strategy is to provide basic essential services to the refugees in the camps, including Dadaab and Kakuma, and to develop durable solutions for the urban poor. 

In Somalia, SIF’s strategy is to provide basic essential services to the IDPs and returnees in Kismayo (Lower Juba Region).

As such, both the Kenya and Somalia Missions are oriented towards protracted emergencies and alleviating urban poverty, focusing primarily in the areas of Education, FSL, Shelter, and WASH.

Post Title: AME Coordinator – Kenya and Somalia
 
Location: Based in Nairobi, with travel throughout Kenya and Somalia
 
Projects: As assigned by Head of Mission or HQ
 
Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016

Overview: The AME Coordinator is in charge of all assessments, monitoring, and evaluations of SIF Kenya and Somalia Mission’s projects and field activities.

Specific Responsibilities
 
Under the supervision of the Head of Mission (HoM), the AME Coordinator is expected to deliver or do the following tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned …

Coordination with Regional Office
·                     Liaise with UN agencies, government representatives, other NGOs, donors, and suppliers on behalf of SIF Kenya and Somalia Missions in terms of assessments, monitoring, and evaluations.
·                     Design and carry out assessments, monitoring, and evaluations.
·                     Provide HoM with regular and detailed updates on projects and field activities.
·                     Assist HoM to develop SIF Kenya and Somalia Missions.
Coordination with Field Offices
·                     Liaise with the Project Coordinator and Field Coordinators to carry out assessments, monitoring, and evaluations of projects and field activities.
·                     Train field staff and others on how to do assessments, monitoring, and evaluations.
Qualifications
 
The AME Coordinator is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies …
·                     Minimum of a university degree related to humanitarian aid work or emergency relief work.  A certificate related to finance or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
·                     Minimum of 4 years of field-level experience and minimum of 1 year of M&E experience in the NGO sector. This experience must be in two or more of the following areas: (1) Education, (2) Food Security and Livelihoods, (3) Shelter/NFI, (4) WASH.
·                     Prior experience in a developing country.  Prior experience in an emergency context or highly insecure environment is a distinct advantage.
Skills
 
The AME Coordinator is expected to have the following skill sets …
·                     Good interpersonal skills in all media and modes of communication, including professional appearance, attitude, and behavior.
·                     Good ability to read, write, speak in English at a professional level, with a good knowledge of industry-standard lexicons.
·                     Prior experience designing or implementing needs assessments, baselines, monitoring missions, or end-of-project evaluations.  Preference will be given to experience related to protracted emergencies involving refugees and IDPs.
·                     Good computer skills including MS Office suite.
Personal Attitude
 
The AME Coordinator must possess the following personal attitudes …
·                     A cooperative nature, with focus on problem-solving through consultations and using facts and evidence-based information.
·                     Honesty and personal integrity.
·                     Motivated and takes initiative.
Other Requirements
·                     The position requires physical movement.  Candidates must be able to walk for extensive periods in urban and rural terrain.
·                     Must be able and willing to work throughout Kenya and Somalia.

Post Title: AME Officer – Kenya and Somalia
 
Location: Based in Nairobi, with travel throughout Kenya and Somalia
 
Projects: As assigned by AME Coordinator or HoM
 
Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016

Overview: The AME Officer is in charge carrying out all assessments, monitoring, and evaluations of SIF Kenya and Somalia Mission’s projects and field activities.

Specific Responsibilities
 
Under the supervision of the AME Coordinator, the AME Officer is expected to deliver or do the following tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned …

Field Activities
·                     Liaise with the field teams to carry out assessments, monitoring, and evaluations of projects and field activities.
Qualifications
 
The AME Officer is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies …
·                     Minimum of a university degree related to humanitarian aid work or emergency relief work.  A certificate related to finance or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
·                     Minimum of 2 years of field-level experience and minimum of 1 year of M&E experience in the NGO sector. This experience must be in two or more of the following areas: (1) Education, (2) Food Security and Livelihoods, (3) Shelter/NFI, (4) WASH.
·                     Prior experience in a developing country.  Prior experience in an emergency context or highly insecure environment is a distinct advantage.
Skills
 
The AME Officer is expected to have the following skill sets …
·                     Good interpersonal skills in all media and modes of communication, including professional appearance, attitude, and behavior.
·                     Good ability to read, write, speak in English at a professional level, with a good knowledge of industry-standard lexicons.
·                     Prior experience designing or implementing needs assessments, baselines, monitoring missions, or end-of-project evaluations.  Preference will be given to experience related to protracted emergencies involving refugees and IDPs.
·                     Good computer skills including MS Office suite.
Personal Attitude
 
The AME Officer must possess the following personal attitudes …
·                     A cooperative nature, with focus on problem-solving through consultations and using facts and evidence-based information.
·                     Honesty and personal integrity.
·                     Motivated and takes initiative.
Other Requirements
·                     The position requires physical movement.  Candidates must be able to walk for extensive periods in urban and rural terrain.
·                     Must be able and willing to work throughout Kenya and Somalia.

Post Title: Field Coordinator - Kenya
 
Location: Based in Nairobi, with travel throughout Kenya
 
Projects: As assigned by Head of Mission or HQ
 
Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016

Overview: The Field Coordinator is the most senior field person representing SIF Kenya at its field locations throughout Kenya, and is responsible for supervision and management of all program and support staff and activities in the field.

Specific Responsibilities
 
Under the supervision of the Head of Mission (HoM), the Field Coordinator is expected to deliver or do the following tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned …

Coordination with HoM
·                     Liaise with UN agencies, government representatives, other NGOs, donors, and suppliers on behalf of SIF Kenya Mission and HoM at field level.
·                     Provide verbal and written details of meetings with the above stakeholders.
·                     Provide regular and detailed updates on field activities.
Coordination with Regional Office
·                     Liaise with the Regional Administrator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and Kenya rules and regulations regarding human resources and finance.
·                     Liaise with the Logistics Coordinator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and Kenya rules and regulations regarding procurement, other logistics tasks, and security.
·                     Liaise with the Program Coordinator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and donor rules and regulations regarding projects.
·                     Liaise with the M&E Coordinator to ensure full compliance with SIF and donor requirements for assessments, monitoring, and evaluation activities.
Supervision of Field Team
·                     Manage the field administrators or finance officers, in coordination with the Regional Administrator.
·                     Manage the field logistics officers, in coordination with the Logistics Coordinator.
·                     Manage the field program team, in coordinator with the Program Coordinator.
·  Support the field M&E team, in coordination with the M&E Coordinator.
Kenya Mission
·                     Assist the HoM to fully implement activities in Kenya in 2016.
·                     Assist the HoM to develop the Kenya Mission for 2016 onwards.
Qualifications
 
The Field Coordinator is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies …
·                     Minimum of a university degree related to humanitarian aid work or emergency relief work.  A certificate related to finance or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
·                     Minimum of 4 years of field-level experience and minimum of 1 year of field coordination experience in the NGO sector. This experience must be in two or more of the following areas: (1) Education, (2) Food Security and Livelihoods, (3) Shelter/NFI, (4) WASH.
·                     Prior experience in a developing country.  Prior experience in an emergency context or highly insecure environment is a distinct advantage.
Skills
 
The Field Coordinator is expected to have the following skill sets …
·                     Good interpersonal skills in all media and modes of communication, including professional appearance, attitude, and behavior.
·                     Good ability to read, write, speak in English at a professional level, with a good knowledge of industry-standard lexicons.
·                     Prior experience designing or implementing needs assessments, baselines, monitoring missions, or end-of-project evaluations. Preference will be given to experience related to protracted emergencies involving refugees and IDPs.
·                     Good computer skills including MS Office suite.
Personal Attitude
 
The Field Coordinator must possess the following personal attitudes …
·                     A cooperative nature, with focus on problem-solving through consultations and using facts and evidence-based information.
·                     Honesty and personal integrity.
·                     Motivated and takes initiative.
Other Requirements
·                     The position requires physical movement.  Candidates must be able to walk for extensive periods in urban and rural terrain.

Post Title: Program Manager - Kenya
 
Location: Based initially in Nairobi, with travel throughout Kenya
 
Projects: As assigned by Field Coordinator or Head of Mission
 
Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016

Overview: The Program Manager is the most senior field program person representing SIF Kenya at its field locations throughout Kenya, and is responsible for supervision and management of all program staff and activities in the field in close collaboration with the Field Coordinator and Program Coordinator.

Specific Responsibilities
 
Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator and Head of Mission (HoM), the Program Manager is expected to deliver or do the following tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned …

Coordination with Field Coordinator and HoM
·                     Under the direction of the Field Coordinator and HoM, liaise with UN agencies, government representatives, other NGOs, donors, and suppliers on behalf of SIF Kenya Mission.
·                     Provide verbal and written details of meetings with the above stakeholders.
·                     Provide regular and detailed updates on field activities.
Coordination with Regional Office (as directed by Field Coordinator and HoM)
·                     Liaise with the Regional Administrator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and Kenya rules and regulations regarding human resources and finance.
·                     Liaise with the Logistics Coordinator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and Kenya rules and regulations regarding procurement, other logistics tasks, and security.
·                     Liaise with the Program Coordinator to ensure full compliance with all SIF and donor rules and regulations regarding projects.
·                     Liaise with the M&E Coordinator to ensure full compliance with SIF and donor requirements for assessments, monitoring, and evaluation activities.
Supervision of Field Team
·                     Manage the field program team, in coordinator with the Field Coordinator.
·                     Support the field M&E team, in coordination with the M&E Coordinator.
Kenya Mission
·                     Assist the Field Coordinator and HoM to fully implement activities in Kenya in 2016.
·                     Assist the Field Coordinator and HoM to develop the Kenya Mission for 2016 onwards.
Qualifications   
 
The Program Manager is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies …
·                     Minimum of a university degree related to humanitarian aid work or emergency relief work.  A certificate related to finance or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
·                     Minimum of 4 years of field-level experience and minimum of 1 year of program management experience in the NGO sector.  This experience must be in two or more of the following areas: (1) Education, (2) Food Security and Livelihoods, (3) Shelter/NFI, (4) WASH.
·                     Prior experience in a developing country.  Prior experience in an emergency context or highly insecure environment is a distinct advantage.
Skills
 
The Program Manager is expected to have the following skill sets …
·                     Good interpersonal skills in all media and modes of communication, including professional appearance, attitude, and behavior.
·                     Good ability to read, write, speak in English at a professional level, with a good knowledge of industry-standard lexicons.
·                     Prior experience designing or implementing needs assessments, baselines, monitoring missions, or end-of-project evaluations.  Preference will be given to experience related to protracted emergencies involving refugees and IDPs.
·                     Good computer skills including MS Office suite.
Personal Attitude
 
The Program Manager must possess the following personal attitudes …
·                     A cooperative nature, with focus on problem-solving through consultations and using facts and evidence-based information.
·                     Honesty and personal integrity.
·                     Motivated and takes initiative.
Other Requirements
·                     The position requires physical movement.  Candidates must be able to walk for extensive periods in urban and rural terrain.

Post Title: Field Monitor – Kenya
 
Location: Based in Nairobi, with travel throughout Kenya
 
Projects: As assigned by Program Manager or Field Coordinator
 
Duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016
 
Overview: This is an entry-level position, suitable for qualified university graduates with little experience in the NGO sector, or else experienced in an NGO support role but transitioning to a new role in NGO programming. 

The Field Monitor is in charge of supporting all program or project activities in the field, in coordination with the Program Officer.

Specific Responsibilities
 
Under the supervision of the Program Manager or Field Coordinator, the Field Monitor is expected to deliver or do the following tasks, in addition to other duties as assigned …

Field Activities
·                     Liaise with the Program Officer and Program Manager to carry out all field activities related to the program or project.
Qualifications
 
The Field Monitor is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies …
·                     Minimum of a university degree related to humanitarian aid work or emergency relief work. A certificate related to finance or logistics would be a distinct advantage.
·                     Minimum of 1 year of field-level experience in the NGO sector. This experience must be in one or more of the following areas: (1) Education, (2) Food Security and Livelihoods, (3) Shelter/NFI, (4) WASH.
·                     Prior experience in a developing country. Prior experience in an emergency context or highly insecure environment is a distinct advantage.
Skills
 
The Field Monitor is expected to have the following skill sets …
·                     Good interpersonal skills in all media and modes of communication, including professional appearance, attitude, and behavior.
·                     Good ability to read, write, speak in English at a professional level.
·                     Prior experience in the NGO sector. Preference will be given to experience related to protracted emergencies involving refugees and IDPs.
·                     Good computer skills including MS Office suite.
Personal Attitude
 
The Field Monitor must possess the following personal attitudes …
·                     A cooperative nature, with focus on problem-solving through consultations and using facts and evidence-based information.
·                     Honesty and personal integrity.
·                     Motivated and takes initiative.
Other Requirements
·                     The position requires physical movement. Candidates must be able to walk for extensive periods in urban and rural terrain.
·                     Must be able and willing to work throughout Kenya.
Submission Guidelines
 
Qualified candidates should submit only a signed motivation letter (max. 1 page) and a CV (max. 2 pages), containing the following information:
·                     Personal contact information, related work experience (in chronological order and going back at most 5 years) with company contact information, at least 1 professional reference, and at least 1 personal reference.
·                     Motivation letter and CV must be in one of the following formats: PDF or MS Word.
·                     Copy of Kenyan ID, JPG or PDF format only. File size to not exceed 250 KB.
All the above documents should be sent to apply.sif@gmail.com by 17h00 (Kenya time) not later than 24 December 2015. 

In the email heading, indicate “SIF Kenya – Field Monitor – [your first and last name].”

NB: Applications that do not meet the above criteria and specifications will not be accepted.

SIF is an equal opportunity employer. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of age, gender, political, or religious affiliations.

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